Tag Derek Gripper

Derek Gripper Plays Kora Music

South African guitarist Derek Gripper plays Kora music and original pieces. This comes via NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert on YouTube. Here he plays a set of works: Tuth Jara (Trad. Arr. Gripper), Joni (Derek Gripper), Jarabi (Trad. Arr. Gripper), Duga…

Derek Gripper Plays Ali Farka Touré

South African guitarist Derek Gripper plays some music by Ali Farka Touré. This is from Casimi Guitars via their YouTube: “Derek Gripper test driving a Casimi Flamenco Blanca in the Casimi Guitar workshop”. Gripper put out a fantastic album in 2012 called One…

Review: One Night on Earth by Derek Gripper

One Night on Earth: Music from the Strings of Mali by Derek Gripper Label: New Cape Records Released: 2012 Buy or listen to samples (via Amazon) This album by South African guitarist Derek Gripper includes arrangements of compositions by Malian musicians…